How to know which sump plug fits my New Mini

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These fantastic little cars have been really successful as they are practical, good looking and stylish.  Over time, many engines have been fitted from various manufacturers including: Chrysler, Toyota and Peugeot, so even the sump plug changed a few times.(From summer 2014, Mini's have finally received a BMW Engine)
Is there an easy way to tell which sump plug is fitted to my car?
Fortunately, there is.  Rather than looking at loads of tables with engine numbers etc, and then still getting the wrong one, because the table wasn’t 100% right, just follow the these simple steps:

Have a look underneath the car at the sump, locate the sump plug and see what it looks like.  
Does it have a round smooth black outside (27.5mm dia.) with a 13mm Hex head on it?  Then it's an SP29:

Does it have a round smooth black outside (27.5mm dia.) with a 13mm Hex head on it? Then it is an SP5:

Does it have a round smooth outside (21mm dia.) with a 14mm Hex head on it? Then it is an SP10:


Finally, once you know which Sump Plug is the right one for your vehicle, don't forget to order it from

Cars change all the time and we are not perfect. If you have a mini with a different sump plug, please email us a picture and we will try and help you out. In addition, we will also send you a little something to say Thank You

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